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Recollections of the Early Days of the Vine Hunt and of its Founder William John Chute Esq. M. P. of the Vine - Together with Brief Notices of the Adjoining Hunts

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This vintage book contains a description the Vine hunt in Hannington, England. Hannington has been a popular location for fox hunting for centuries, and continues to host events each year. With historical information and details of notable people and events, this volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of English fox hunting, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Notices of Hunting in the Last Century", "Old Stories", "The Origin of the Vine Hunt", "The Hounds and Horses", "The Men", "William John Chute, Esq., of the Vine, M.P.", "The Vine Hunt, 1824 to 1834", "Mr. Warde's Hounds in the Craven Country", "Truman Villebois, Esq., and the H.H.", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. This volume is being republished now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on the history of fox hunting.

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